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Re: [XHR2] responseText for text/html before the encoding has stabilized

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 10:26:48 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei-1Oq1zcK+DNMhQdu5WTdSs0SoZvezrvXyKQDjE0kANDQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 5:47 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Sep 2011 14:40:09 +0200, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:
>>
>> responseType is a newish feature. If it's OK for responseType ==
>> "chunked-text" to use encoding determination rules that differ from
>> responseType == "" or responseType == "document", why should
>> responseType == "text" have to be consistent with responseType == ""
>> instead of being consistent with responseType == "chunked-text"?
>
> Well it does not have to be, but that is what we decided when we worked this
> out. If implementations are willing to change and agree this makes sense, I
> am happy to make the change to the specification.

Hmm.. I looked through archives but can't find any such decision.

It's not how Gecko works, but I haven't tried webkit.

/ Jonas
Received on Friday, 30 September 2011 17:27:47 GMT

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